Friday, February 21, 2020

Tag: veterans

Combat veterans tell us what we need to know about war

"Enough of the horror!"

For veterans in jail, this anti-violence workshop provides support

The effectiveness of the program is clear: a study shows that recidivism rates for participants are down by half.

Moral injury and America’s endless conflicts

Moral injury is not a recognized psychiatric diagnosis. Yet the concept began to take root among mental health specialists.

The Democrats are running more female veterans for office than ever...

Democrats have begun explicitly recruiting veteran women to run for Congress, hoping to capitalize on their service and military experience.

Peace advocates have long been found among veterans who fought in...

Most of these wars, large or small, have been met with opposition from veterans’ peace groups.

A veteran in a world of never-ending wars and improvised explosive...

Just when I thought it couldn't get any worse…

End this hidden risk to military families

As we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice, let’s ensure service members and their families are no longer required to relinquish their rights in the name of freedom.

The War Within Initiative helps pay off $5 million in medical...

The fundraising drive "sparked the compassion of donors" to lift the medical debt of service members, veterans and their families.

Blue Water Veterans Now Get Agent Orange Rights

January 29, 2019, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit released a decision which marks a seismic shift in the field...

VA shadow rulers had sway over contracting and budgeting

New disclosures and investigations are straining the three Trump associates’ relationship with the new VA secretary.

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

America’s democracy versus Trump fascism. Which will prevail?

The American people better wake soon and realize that this nation’s democracy is under direct attack by these forces of fascism.

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.

Humanity’s survival on earth starts with having smaller families

A human rights-based approach to family planning will help reduce the ecological impact of population growth.